Synesthesia & Myth

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Synesthesia & Myth

Post by Myrtle » Sun Aug 31, 2008 6:22 pm

I wonder if there is a connection between synesthesia and myth. Synesthesia is a condition that blends the senses. It's more common in artists.

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Any thoughts?
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Post by Robert G. » Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:37 am

Only that my only experience of this condition was that once under the influence of LSD sound became visible to me. To me, it seemed interesting but (as Gregory Bateson said) trivial, in that it did not provide me with significant insight into the sound or my senstations (which may say more about me than the experience itself ....)